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Russia lawmakers: N Korea may test longer-range missile soon

North Korea is planning to test a missile that could be capable of reaching the US West Coast

Jack Stubbs | Reuters  |  Moscow 

North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile that it believes can reach the west coast of the United States, a Russian lawmaker just returned from a visit to Pyongyang was quoted as saying on Friday. Anton Morozov, a member of the Russian lower house of parliament’s international affairs committee, and two other Russian lawmakers visited Pyongyang from October 2-6, Russia’s RIA news agency reported. “They are preparing for new tests of a long-range missile. They even gave us mathematical calculations that they believe prove that their missile can hit ...

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First Published: Sun, October 08 2017. 01:01 IST